Re: [XHR] anonymous flag

Den 8. mai 2013 kl. 17:17 skrev Anne van Kesteren <>:

> On Wed, May 8, 2013 at 5:07 AM, Hallvord Reiar Michaelsen Steen
> <> wrote:
>> If create an anonymous XHR request, rig it to GET a same-origin resource and set a custom header, it will trigger a preflight and the same-origin resource will have to opt in to receiving that custom header? Expected?
> Yes. It was added to address:

I'm not sure what use cases having this feature in XHR solves.. So I would support removing it, unless we can demonstrate its value.

> However, Gecko currently implements a mozAnon thingie that only omits
> credentials and does not do the origin/referrer source nullifying. It
> also hasn't gained any traction beyond that with implementers so maybe
> it should be removed for now. Dunno.
> --

Received on Wednesday, 8 May 2013 20:08:28 UTC